General Aviation

News and issues concerning general aviation, specifically airplanes and helicopters powered by piston and alternative engines (i.e., non-turbine powered aircraft). Subjects include aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training.

Mar 30, 2017 - 12:34 PM
The overall general aviation (GA) fleet in Brazil logged 0.1 percent growth last year, but GA operations dropped 11 percent year-over-year.
Mar 29, 2017 - 8:35 PM
Up to four G3X Touch displays of various sizes can be installed in a single aircraft, and prices start at $2,995.
Mar 29, 2017 - 7:32 PM
Garmin's G5 electronic flight instruments are now eligible for installation in more than 600 fixed-wing general aviation aircraft.
Gulfstream GII
Mar 29, 2017 - 11:03 AM
Charles Palmer donated the aircraft to TCC’s aviation program after its years at Halliburton Company.
Mar 28, 2017 - 10:54 AM
Internal system modernization at CBP is speeding development of initiatives aimed at streamlining general aviation’s border inspection processes.
Mar 22, 2017 - 3:48 AM
The debate about privatizing the air traffic control system in the U.S. should be over: it's a bad idea.
SMO American Flyers
Mar 21, 2017 - 6:03 PM
The flight academy is leaving southern California but still has bases in New York, Florida, Texas and Arizona.
Mar 21, 2017 - 12:47 PM
Version 5.0 of the CloudAhoy postflight briefing app has added new features, including SkyVector worldwide charts and new instrument approach graphs.
Canadian Transport Minister Marc Garneau
Mar 17, 2017 - 3:11 PM
The Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft applies to recreational drones weighing from a half a pound to 77 pounds.
Mar 14, 2017 - 12:19 PM
The AEA show this year features more than 135 exhibitors showing their avionics products.